War of the Rebellion: Serial 069 Page 0813 Chapter XLVIII. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-CONFEDERATE.

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send them forward promptly to report to Major General Fitz. Lee. When all shall have been sent he will proceed in person and report to Major General Fitz. Lee for assignment to their command.

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XVI. Captain William H. Coe, of the Invalid Corps, will report to Major General Robert Ransom, jr., commanding, &c., in this city, for assignment to duty with Brigadier General John H. Winder.

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XIX. General G. R. Beauregard will relieve the guard of 100 men belonging to Hunton's brigade stationed at Mattoax Bridge, on Richmond and Danville Railroad, by 200 men from his command. The guard as soon as relieved will proceed to join its command, now serving with Army of Northern Virginia.

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XXIX. Captain V. J. B. Girardey, assistant adjutant-general, is relieved from duty on the staff of Brigadier General A. R. Wright, and will report to Colonel R. H. Chilton, assistant adjutant and inspector general, in this city.

XXX. Colonel William Butler, First Regiment South Carolina Volunteers, will report without delay to General G. T. Beauregard, commanding Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia, for assignment to duty.

XXXI. The Twelfth Battalion Georgia Volunteers will proceed at once to the headquarters Army of Northern Virginia and report to the general commanding for assignment to duty.

XXXII. The Eighteenth Georgia Battalion will proceed at once to the Mattoax Bridge, on the Richmond and Danville Railroad, and relieve the detachment of the Twenty-eighth Virginia Volunteers, Hunton's brigade. The detachment on being relieved will move promptly to its command, Army of Northern Virginia. The Eighteenth Georgia Battalion will constitute the permanent guards to the bridges over the Appomattox and the one 2 miles beyond over Flat Creek.

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XXXV. All the companies raised in the State of Virginia for local defense and special service, commonly called home guards, will report to Brigadier General James L. Kemper, commanding reserve forces of Virginia, in this city, for orders.

By command of the Secretary of War:


Assistant Adjutant-General.



May 21, 1864.

I. Brigadier General William Terry will report to Lieutenant-General Ewell for assignment to the command of the brigade formed by uniting the commands of Generals Steuart, J. A. Walker, and J. M. Jones.

II. Brigadier General C. A. Evans will report to Lieutenant-General Ewell for assignment to the command of Gordon's old brigade.

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